Newborn Sleeping All day: Is something wrong?

newborns sleep....a lot! I was kind of shocked at first how much my girl slept as a newborn. At first she would pretty much only wake up to eat. It is normal for them to sleep a lot. Newborns need 16-18 hours of sleep a day. As they get older they will be alert for longer periods of time. If your new born is hard to rouse, seems lethargic or off, call your doc right away

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About Leah Carlson
Born: Troy, Ohio
Current: Troy, Ohio
Birth: December 10
On since: Nov 8, 2013
I am Leah, a 26 year old first time mom. My daughter Holly was born March 9,2013. I am primarily a stay at home mom but also work part time as a Figure Skating Coach. My husband and I are enjoying life as new parents. SITE HOSTESS